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Justices challenge Eadie over UK's 'joint-effort' EU entry

Senior government lawyer Mr James Eadie is arguing for the Government to trigger Article 50 without a vote in Parliament.

Supreme Court justices have challenged senior government lawyer Mr James Eadie over the terms of Britain's proposed exit from the EU based on the nature of its entry.

As ITV News Political Editor Robert Peston notes, the justices asked Mr Eadie if Britain's entry had been a joint effort between the Government and Parliament should its exit not be a joint effort too.

Hammond and Davis hold meeting on Brexit 'opportunities'

While the Government launched its appeal over its right to trigger Article 50, Chancellor Philip Hammond and Brexit Secretary David Davis held a business meeting to discuss the "challenges and opportunities" of Britain's EU exit.

Mr Hammond tweeted an image from the London meeting with executives from the financial services sector.

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